The grass is finally peeking up through the ground and the flowers are blooming. It’s time to shake off the winter blues and enjoy the rebirth and renewal of the Easter season. So gather the little ones around and has some fun with kids’ Easter crafts.
Different circumstances call for different craft ideas, so I’ve categorized these spring crafts to help you find the right one for your needs. From younger kids to older kids, and from messy to less-mess, there is an Easter craft here sure to be enjoyed by all.
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Less Mess Crafts for Your Little Ones
These tissue paper mache baskets from Red Ted Art will be messy fun, but the creations will be amazing!
Also from Red Ted Art, this Easter paper plate sewing crafts will give you cute decoration while also working on fine motor skills.
Also from Natural Beach Living, these easy yarn wrapped Easter shapes could be put together to make a unique garland.
These Tin Foil Easter Eggs from i heart crafty things would be the cutest Easter tree decorations. Just make them a little smaller and hang.
Put a Homeschooling Twist on These Spring Crafts
Throw a little science into your Easter activities with these Pom-Pom Poppers from Teach Beside Me.
This Easter Egg Doily Craft from A Little Pinch of Perfect is perfect! Inspired by Rechenka’s Eggs, this is a great craft to add to an Easter read-aloud.
Easter Crafts With Paint (a little messy)
Easter egg potato stamps are a wonderful, open-ended craft idea from Natural Beach Living. This would be a great way to decorate Easter cards.
My kids love anything with paint, so this Spong Painted Easter Egg Basket from Buggy and Buddy will be a big hit.
Simple and cute, your little ones will love using sponges to decorate Easter egg shapes. Learn how at Playground and Parkbench.
So simple, but so cute, Kid Activities Blog shows you how to use paint and plastic eggs to make a graphic Easter egg design.
Another craft even the big kids will love, painting rocks! Projects With Kids show us how to turn those rocks into Easter eggs for our decorations.
Springtime Ideas Using Glue (also a little messy)
Oh my goodness, this Pom-Pom, Sheep from Eat Move Make reminds me so much of Shaun the Sheep! We love Shaun, so this will certainly be made soon.
My little ones love gluing anything, so they would love this cotton ball bunny from The Simple Parent.
Along with gluing, little ones love to punch holes; make your own confetti time! So my not get some springy decorations out of all that fun hole punching? Schooltime Snippets has this great, fine motor skill activity kids will love.
Artsy Easter Crafts for Your Older Kids
Here’s an Easter craft even your big kids could get behind. These DIY yarn Easter eggs from FiberArtsy.com are beautiful and would look great with any spring decorations.
Get artsy using watercolor resist with Rhythms of Play. You just need beeswax crayons, watercolor paper, and paints to create a beautiful springtime work of art.
Who knew thumbprint art could be so elegant, but that’s exactly true of this idea from A Dab of Glue Will Do. You could even do these on a canvas for a longer keepsake.
We think of salt dough for Christmas ornaments, but Ghastly Girl has used them to make charming Easter egg ornaments.
Another sophisticated and artsy Easter craft are these eggs using a paint scrape technique. Learn how at Crafty Morning.
Activities for a Group
If you have the preschoolers at co-op, this Handprint Bunny Craft from Simple Everyday Mom would be a great (and not too messy) craft to do this spring.
Another great craft that isn’t too messy if you need to entertain a group of kids. I can see this being at a craft table at an Easter egg hunt.
These Pipe Cleaner Bunny Ears are so fun and easy. I’m sure my kids would create every color of the rainbow.
Lastly, a simple craft for kids who want to make all the time. You know if you have one. Give them the idea and let them run wild with this Popsicle Stick Bunny from Glued to My Crafts.
Get Crafty this Easter
Spring is when we shake off the winter blues and come out from our heavy blankets and books. This makes it the perfect time to pull out the craft supplies and get creative.
Hopefully, this has given you some springtime inspiration to have some fun and get messy in your homeschool.
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